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#1 of 8 Old 12-02-2013, 01:16 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm finding there are so many different ways to be certified as a birth doula, it's a little overwhelming.  Seems like DONA is most known, which may mean being found by women in need through their site.  After all, when I searched Doula, that's the first thing that came up. 

 

Intuitive Childbirth is a free program if you get chosen in their lottery, or you could pay for a guaranteed spot. It seems to be all online

 

Thoughts? Advice?

 

My longterm goal is to be a midwife, so I thought this would be a good starting point while I go through the process. I will be looking at CNM because it seems to have more options as far as working in hospitals, birth centers and home births in NJ.

 

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It looks like your post may have been missed, so I'm bumping it up for attention. :bump: Anyone have information to share?

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I'm currently through their program and can vouch for them. Great intro and has an awesome support base and learning community. They offer work with Placentas, LC, CBE and doulas so a bit of everything is availble for a good price.

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checking them out! thanks

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lolo, Can you tell us more about their program? What do you do? What resources do they use? 


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I am the director for Intuitive Childbirth. I'd be happy to answer any specific questions.

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There is a large thread on the Facebook group Doula to Doula Support raising some concerns about Intuitive Childbirth.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/doulatodoulasupport/permalink/801262949890190/

 

The group is only for doulas or those aspiring to be one.  Hope that helps.


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Please do your research.  I second joining the Doula To Doula group on Facebook, there are a lot of experienced women on the board who will give you great information.  

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